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Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 07/08/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/09/2015 - 10:30am

The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home! 07/09/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Air Quality Matters

Science Talks How air pollution affects human health, how is air pollution changing, and what the challenges and opportunities are for better managing air quality in the future. 07/09/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 07/11/2015 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/11/2015 - 10:30am

Neutrino Day

Event Join us for Neutrino Day to celebrate the great achievements and bright future of science performed a mile underground. 07/11/2015 - 11:00am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 07/14/2015 - 9:00am

It's Pluto Time!

Event Join us as we celebrate the arrival of New Horizons at Pluto! 07/14/2015 - 5:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 07/15/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/16/2015 - 10:30am

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 07/16/2015 - 6:00pm

Backyard Bees

Workshop or Trip If you have ever dreamed of keeping honeybees or you just find them fascinating, then this program is for you! 07/16/2015 - 6:30pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 07/16/2015 - 6:30pm

Member Exclusive: Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Event, Family Program Sign up now to compete in the Member Exclusive, Museum-wide scavenger hunt during the Museum's Science Thursdays evening programming. 07/16/2015 - 7:00pm

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